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10 Tips For Deciphering And Communicating With Teens

10 Tips For Deciphering And Communicating With Teens

When children enter their teens, parents often find themselves wondering why the strategies they used for parenting their children are no longer effective. Teens may be dramatic, explosive, unpredictable, isolated, and uninterested in spending time with family. What happened!? Teens are experiencing significant hormonal and physical changes causing a decrease in...
Reconnecting In Your Relationship Using Effective Communication

Reconnecting In Your Relationship Using Effective Communication

The resentment you’ve been carrying is about to boil over! As your hands submerge in the dishwater, your chest fills with hot anger, and your face flushes. How many times this week will it all fall to you? You do so much every day – getting through work, trudging through errands and chores, ensuring everyone around you is safe, secure, and relatively happy...
Reconfigure Limiting Beliefs with EMDR Therapy

Reconfigure Limiting Beliefs with EMDR Therapy

LIFE’S CHALLENGES CAN BE IMMENSE & FEEL IMPOSSIBLE TO OVERCOME– EMDR Therapy Can Bridge The Gap – You hear it deep down inside… “I’m not good enough.” You have many positive beliefs about yourself and your capabilities to do great things, but there is still this nagging from within that you aren’t capable, you’ll mess it up, something bad will happen. These...
Ways to Identify, Manage, & Express Your Anger

Ways to Identify, Manage, & Express Your Anger

Have you ever forgotten to turn on your blinker when changing lanes? Then you glance at the driver you moved in front of, and you see they are flying off the handle… completely enraged with hand gestures and horns, etc. Well, this is not really about your blinker. Anger is a completely natural emotion to have and express if and when needed, however, sometimes we...
Why Perfection Is Not Ideal

Why Perfection Is Not Ideal

Being proud of attaining a perfect result is a good feeling, however, the constant need to always and only achieve perfection in everything you do will cause more bad feelings than good. Most humans have a desire to do good work and receive praise for it – that praise can be outward from others or just a positive knowing within that it’s a task done well. However,...